Taylor Hawkins

Oliver Taylor Hawkins was an American musician, best known as the drummer.

Hawkins the Drummer

Oliver Taylor Hawkins was an American musician, best known as the drummer.

the drummer of the rock band Foo Fighters, with whom he recorded nine studio albums between 1999 and 2021.

In 2004, Hawkins formed his own side project, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, in which he played drums and sang, releasing three studio albums

Hawkins played in the Orange County-based band Sylvia before he became the drummer for Sass Jordan.

From June 1995 until March 1997, Hawkins was Alanis Morissette's drummer on the tour supporting Jagged Little Pill

He also appeared on Morissette's VHS/DVD Jagged Little Pill, Live (1997).

After touring through the spring of 1996, Foo Fighters entered a Seattle studio with producer Gil Norton to record their second album.

Hawkins and his wife, Alison, married in 2005. Together they have three children.

In 2013, he made his acting debut in the role of Iggy Pop in the rock film CBGB.

They lived in Hidden Hills, California, after moving from Topanga Canyon in 2012.

In an interview with Radio X, Hawkins revealed that his initial idea with his solo projects was to duet with female singers.

Hawkins overdosed on heroin in August 2001, which left him in a coma for two weeks.

Died: 25 March 2022, Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina Bogota, Bogotá, Colombia